Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind easterly 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this morning and to easterly 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwesterly 25 this evening then veering to northwest 20 Saturday evening.
Showers early this morning. Rain beginning early this afternoon changing to showers this evening then to flurries or showers Saturday morning. Fog patches forming this morning and dissipating overnight.
Temperatures zero rising to plus 5 this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5650W to Newfoundland
near 4650N 5550W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 03:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 993 mb located south of
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 979 mb located over southern Maine.
At 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday departing low 986 mb located over the
eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:52 AM ADT 22 March 2019 A developing low pressure system will approach southwestern waters
this morning and will move to lie over Southern Maine this evening.
The low will then drift eastward to lie over the Eastern Gulf of St.
Lawrence Saturday evening. Winds will increase to gale force
easterlies ahead of the low then shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. In addition, higher than normal water levels can be expected
during high tide along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia and parts of
the Bay of Fundy coast today and Saturday.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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